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Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg at the KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy - Newark, NJ - Sep 25, 2010 - Photo: Anthony Alvarez via Newark Mayor's Office

Report: Newark May Consolidate Schools

The plan reportedly called for some long-struggling schools to be closed and their students sent elsewhere. Other schools with low enrollment could be consolidated.

02/22/2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at a town hall meeting - Edison, NJ - Sep 15, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Christie Expected To Unveil Education Reform Plans

New Jersey students were among the best in the nation by such standards as test scores and graduation rates, but the public schools were also among the nation’s most expensive to run.

09/28/2010

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg at the KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy - Newark, NJ - Sep 25, 2010 - Photo: Anthony Alvarez via Newark Mayor's Office

Booker: About $40M Raised For Schools So Far

Booker appeared in Manhattan on Monday with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at the “Education Nation” Summit.

09/27/2010

Oprah Winfrey, Chris Christie, Cory Booker and Mark Zuckerberg were all named to TIME Magazine's list of 2011's 100 Most Influential People. (credit: Harpo Productions/AP)

Newark Hopes Facebook Gift Translates To Results

The money hasn’t even arrived, but it’s already creating a buzz in Newark, where three out of five third-graders can’t read and write at their grade level.

09/25/2010

Oprah Winfrey, Chris Christie, Cory Booker and Mark Zuckerberg were all named to TIME Magazine's list of 2011's 100 Most Influential People. (credit: Harpo Productions/AP)

Facebook CEO Announces $100M To NJ Schools

Talk about picking up some new friend requests.

09/24/2010